Black Bear Saloon
82 Main St. Nyack, NY 845-675-7020
A 4,000-square-foot bar-restaurant by day, the Black Bear may be Nyack’s top nightlife destination. There are two floors often packed with attractive people, plus live bands and dance music. With open mic nights every Wednesday, 25 high-def TVs and a full craft-beer menu, Black Bear roars to life late into the night. -Chris Serico
Who should go: Twenty- and 30-somethings looking to party all the time.
Special features: 25 high-def TVs and a full craft-beer menu.
Happy hour: From 4 to 9 p.m. on weekdays, enjoy two-for-one mugs and $3 wine and mixed drinks. There’s a two-for-one appetizer special on weekdays from 4 to 7 p.m.
Where to sit: If you can, snag a booth on either level so you can watch people while you take a break from shaking it on the makeshift dance floor.